Ford’s Flathead V-8, the Engine That Gave Birth to Hot Rodding, Is Back in Vogue, and Here’s Everything You Need to Know About It.
Another very good Ford Flathead V8 article from Marlan Davis, this time it’s a source guide for Flathead V8 performance. The article also contains some
Flathead Myths courtesy of Tony Baron and a Flathead History Lesson courtesy of C harlie Clark
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Really Good series of articles on the various aspects of Henry’s wonderful Flathead V8 on the Racing in Retrospect website from the Mid State Antique Stock Car Club.
Interesting Flathead V8 article from Ashley good historic content and a timeline of Henry’s icon!
The History of the Ford Flathead V8
As you know I try to gather as much Flattie stuff here as possible, read Ashley’s article
Ford Flathead Intake Manifold Collection – Manifold Destiny
Some People Collect Stamps, Others Hoard Coins, I’m Into Aluminum…
This is an article from back in 2011 but still very interesting, one man’s obsession with collecting Ford Flathead inlet manifolds.
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There is a great Flathead resource right
here at the Rodder’s Journal
Rodder’s Journal – Flathead Archives
This is a great collection of books on the venerable flattie!
As always Rodder’s Journal is the place to go!
There is an excellent timelapse video on the Hagerty YouTube channel of a soup to nuts rebuild of a Ford V8 Flathead.
According to the supporting article on the Hagerty website
Over 400,000 pictures were taken and this resulted in the excellent 6 minute video
Flathead Ford Intake Manifold Smackdown
This is a slightly older but very interesting article from HotRod.
HotRod test 12 intakes that changed the Flathead world 🙂
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Flathead City looks a really good supplier of Ford V8 Flatheads, even supplying one for Mike Wolfe of “American Pickers” fame, website
here for a really great resource for the Ford Flathead V8 – 1932 thru 1953
Some great Flathead pictures on H&H Flatheads
Instagram page well worth a look 🙂